4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

Monsal Head Bakewell DE45.

Offers in Excess of £563,000

Key features

  • Stunning views

  • Planning for garage

  • Quiet location

  • Lady Manners catchment area.

  • Easy access to a number of train stations

  • Peak District amazing walks on the doorstep.


Asking Price:

GUIDE PRICE £565,000 - £575,000

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a well presented 4/5 bedroom home in the much sought after, picturesque location of Monsal Head in the Peak District National Park and is within the Lady Manners School catchment area.

Monsal Head offers one of the most famous and photographed views in the whole of the Peak District. Properties within the hamlet are rarely available. This house is situated in a peaceful setting, with a beautiful south facing view towards the white peak, and is only minutes walk from the spectacular Monsal Trail and Headstone viaduct. 

The house is built out of the traditional stone that the area is renowned for. It benefits from a serene location whilst being within easy reach of all the amenities of Bakewell, the unofficial traditional market town capital of the Peak District, and Buxton. The cities of Sheffield and Manchester are a scenic commutable drive away. 

This property is also placed on a bus route and conveniently situated for public transport links.

Whilst already offering a spacious family home, planning permission has already been granted for an extension see photo 26 . A hard copy of the plans are available to viewers.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch.  

The porch has a fully tiled floor a large double glazed window and a cloaks cupboard.


A very spacious hallway with doors leading to the rear garden, off the hallway are doors leading to the lounge, dining room, cellar, kitchen study and downstairs cloakroom. Stairs leading to the first floor.

Ground Floor Cloakroom

Comprising of a low flush W.C and a hand wash basin

Study / Bedroom 5    14’1” x 8’10”

Currently being used as a study. This room has French doors that open up into the  garden.

Lounge  17’4” x 14’

A spacious room with an open fire that the vendor advises could be fitted with a log burner. A large bay window overlooks the rear garden and has magnificent views down towards Ashford in the Water and the White Peak. T.V. point.

Dining Room   14’10” x 13’10”

This room also has a large bay window that overlooks the white peak and Ashford in the Water. A wooden fireplace offers a key feature.

Kitchen   16’ x 12’8”

The good sized kitchen has a feature hand made brick wall with an antique oak beam across an alcove that holds a range cooker. The bespoke oak fitted kitchen has a large number of wall and base units. There is a 1.5 sink that has a waste disposal. There are various integrated appliances, fridge freezer, dishwasher and a microwave oven. Across the room is a spacious breakfast bar that could accommodate seating for up to 6. T.V. point

First Floor

Bedroom 1 16’7” x 14’

A large double room with stunning views across open fields towards Ashford in the Water. This room has a large bay window and has the benefit of an ensuite bathroom.

Ensuite Bathroom

The bathroom has a half bath with a mains fed shower above it . There is a vanity unit with a sink, a low flush W.C and a shaver point. A window with opaque glass provides ventilation and the floor has ceramic tiles.

Bedroom 2  14’11 x 12’8”

A generous, airy room with a large picture window also with spectacular views over open fields down towards Ashford in the Water. T.V. point.

Bedroom 3     14’6” x 12’4”

A large double room also with the benefit of an ensuite. The room has a large window that overlooks the front garden. This room has a built in wardrobe and a T.V. point.

Ensuite Bathroom

Comprising of a full panelled bath with a mains fed shower above. There is a low level flush W.C. and a recessed hand wash basin with a cupboard underneath. The walls and floor are both fully tiled and there is a shaver point.

Bedroom 4 12’8” x 10’11”

A good sized double room with views across the front garden.

Family Bathroom

Comprises of a full panelled bath with a mains fed power shower above.  The room has a low level flush W.C. a free standing vanity unit with inset wash basin and a shaver point. There is also a large storage  floor to ceiling cupboard. The double window with opaque glass overlooks the front garden.

The Cellar    17’8 x 11’11”

Currently set up as a large storage and utility area. There is plumbing for a washing machine and space for a dryer. 


The property is approached via a private lane that services just three other properties.

Edgestones has a private drive onto the property that will accommodate a number of vehicles, providing multiple off road parking space. The well stocked, mature front garden is mainly laid to lawn with boarders on all sides.  The rear garden has amazing views down into Ashford-in-the-Water. There are power points and an external tap in the front garden, the rear garden also has an external tap. Access is available all around the property and the paths to each side are very wide offering plenty of outside space.

Extra Information

  • Property Age: 81 years
  • Council tax band: G (£2856.00 Per Annum)
  • Chain position: Currently looking
  • Double Glazing: Part
  • Heating: gas


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